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Newsweek announces plans for film and distribution unit

Source:  Variety Newsweek magazine intends to start Newsweek Studios, a film and distribution company that will focus on newsworthy and documentary content from filmmakers around the world. Pierce Cravens, a producer and actor, has been named president and will lead...

MTV hires HBO’s Sheila Nevins to lead new documentary division

Source:  Fast Company Sheila Nevins, former President of HBO Documentary Films, is heading to Viacom to launch MTV Documentary Films, a new division under MTV Studios that “will embrace a new generation of filmmakers exploring the social, political, and cultural...

Apple names A+E’s Molly Thompson as Head of Documentaries

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter Apple is continuing to fill out its executive ranks. AppleTV+ has named former A+E executive Molly Thompson as the company's head of documentaries.  She brings with her three decades of experience in the field, having founded A&E...

Why Airbnb produced its first feature documentary

Source:  Variety The latest player to hit the film-festival circuit may be a bit unexpected.  Airbnb, the travel-accommodations booking marketplace, developed, financed, and produced the documentary film “Gay Chorus Deep South,” set to premiere at the 2019 Tribeca...

Oprah Winfrey partners with new Apple TV+ service for two documentaries

Source:  Chicago Sun-Times In addition to the news about Apple TV+ streaming service, Apple News+ app, and an Apple Mastercard,, which was announced yesterday in grand Apple fashion, news also broke of what’s on tap between the tech giant and “the queen of all media”...